127: Textured Walls

by MJ Gourd


Day 127 of 365 Days of a Happy Home!

 

Plaster walls date back to 7500 BC when lime based plaster was used to construct dwellings.  In the 21st century we are using more than plaster to finish off the interior walls of our homes.  Creativity knows no limits! Check out a few of these options:

Yup, those are cow hide tiles!  Incredible texture and vibrant, natural hues!

Yup, those are cow hide tiles!  Incredible texture and vibrant, natural hues!

Here are just a few of the many styles and colors now available in grass cloth.  This gives a stunning result in any room.

Here are just a few of the many styles and colors now available in grass cloth.  This gives a stunning result in any room.

We love the crisp clean look of burlap applied above the wainscoting.  The trim with nail heads is an added bonus.

We love the crisp clean look of burlap applied above the wainscoting.  The trim with nail heads is an added bonus.

Here is another example of fabric upholstered walls (culled from the internet).  This would be great for sound absorption. 

Here is another example of fabric upholstered walls (culled from the internet).  This would be great for sound absorption. 

Here is a stone tile we used in a kitchen back splash.  This would be great in a mudroom, too.

Here is a stone tile we used in a kitchen back splash.  This would be great in a mudroom, too.

Oh, the texture you can create with this wood tile!  It looks like the end butts of timber.

Oh, the texture you can create with this wood tile!  It looks like the end butts of timber.